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Word: chagrin

Definition: annoyance and disappointment; vexation (caused by humiliation or injured pride)


Sentences Containing 'chagrin'

In her own past behavior, there was a constant source of vexation and regret; and in the unhappy defects of her family, a subject of yet heavier chagrin.
The courtesy of my husband was noised abroad to such an extent, that the boys gave him no peace in the street; and on this account, and because he was somewhat shortsighted, my lady dismissed him; and it was chagrin at this I am convinced beyond a doubt that brought on his death.
Sherlock Holmes staggered back, white with chagrin and surprise.
Altogether, look as I would, there was nothing remarkable about the man save his blazing red head, and the expression of extreme chagrin and discontent upon his features.
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